New Roots is a partnership of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and Cultivate KC

Meet the Farmer

Noela Cheke

Noela Cheke is a second year farmer in training at Juniper Gardens this season. Arriving in the United States from the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2016, Noela speaks Swahili and is excited to try growing as much white eggplant as she can. You can find Noela at the Lenexa Farmers Market on Saturdays from 8:00am-12:00pm.